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GRNB
VanEck Green Bond ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Green Bond ETF (GRNB®) seeks to replicate, as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the S&P Green Bond U.S. Dollar Select Index (SPGRUSST). The index is comprised of U.S. dollar-denominated green bonds that are issued to finance environmentally friendly projects, and includes bonds issued by supranational, government, and corporate issuers globally.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    GRNB
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Inception Date

    03/03/2017
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Index Ticker

    SPGRUSST
  • Index Rebalancing

    Monthly
  • 2022 Preliminary NAIC Designation7

    2.C

 
as of 09/30/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    4.87%
  • Total Net Assets

    $79.0M
  • Number of Holdings

    330
  • Options

    No
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.20%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.20%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Monthly
  • Next Distribution Date

    10/31/2022

Index Key Points

The S&P Green Bond U.S. Dollar Select Index (SPGRUSST) is comprised of:

U.S. dollar-denominated bonds issued to finance environmentally friendly projects. To be eligible the issuer must clearly indicate the intended use of proceeds, and the bond must be designated as “green” by the Climate Bonds Initiative.

Index Weighting:

Constituents are weighted based on market value, subject to a 10% issuer cap and a 20% high yield cap

Index Provider:

S&P Dow Jones Indices

Index Profile

  • Ticker

    SPGRUSST
  • Inception Date

    06/17/2019
  • Rebalance Frequency

    Monthly

Index Fundamentals4
as of 09/29/22

  • Yield to Worst

    5.68%
  • Yield to Maturity

    5.69%
  • Effective Duration (yrs)

    5.01
  • Duration to Worst (yrs)

    5.14
  • Modified Duration (yrs)

    5.13
  • Spread Duration (yrs)

    5.09
  • Years to Maturity

    7.23
  • Coupon

    2.96%
 4See Important Disclosure for definitions.

Index Top 10 Constituents (%)  as of 08/31/22

Total Constituents: 406
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Constituent Name
Coupon
Maturity Weightings (%)
Kfw
0.000
10/01/2026 1.19
European Investment Bank
0.000
06/13/2025 0.86
Ford Motor Company
0.000
02/12/2032 0.86
Kfw
0.000
09/14/2029 0.80
Republic Of Chile
0.000
01/25/2050 0.76
Kfw
0.000
09/30/2030 0.72
Perusahaan Penerbit Sbsn
0.000
06/06/2032 0.69
Apple Inc
2.850
02/23/2023 0.65
Citigroup Inc
1.678
05/15/2024 0.65
European Investment Bank
2.375
05/24/2027 0.63
Top 10 Total (%) 7.81
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Index Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/22

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    36.40
  • China

    10.84
  • Supra-National

    7.02
  • South Korea

    5.11
  • Netherlands

    4.76
  • Germany

    3.68
  • Japan

    2.66
  • Indonesia

    2.57
  • India

    2.55
  • Chile

    2.53
  • United Kingdom

    2.31
  • Singapore

    2.15
  • Brazil

    1.89
  • Canada

    1.71
  • Australia

    1.52
  • Sweden

    1.24
  • Hong Kong

    1.17
  • France

    0.93
  • Spain

    0.89
  • Uae

    0.79
  • OTHERS

    7.25

Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/22

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Financials

    40.8
  • Utilities

    19.5
  • Real Estate

    8.8
  • Government Activity

    6.9
  • Mortgage Securities

    6.0
  • Technology

    4.2
  • Basic Materials

    3.9
  • Industrials

    3.0
  • Consumer Cyclicals

    2.4
  • Energy

    1.3
  • OTHER

    3.2

Index Credit Quality (%) as of 08/31/22

Composite % of Net Assets
Investment Grade AAA 14.24
AA 7.16
A 27.92
BBB 28.53
Non-Investment Grade BB 9.71
B 2.18
CCC 0.25
CC 0.15
Total Investment Grade -- 77.86
Total Non-Investment Grade -- 12.29
Not Rated -- 9.85

Maturity (%) as of 08/31/22

Average Maturity: 7.30 Years